Event: Optimistic About The Magnificent 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet in Britain and Other Activities The Festival of Quilts is Taking Place from the 9th of August 2018 to the 12th of August 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham

Festival of Quilts is taking place at the NEC in Birmingham on the 9th of August 2018 to the 12th of August 2018.

Read the press release below.

Don’t miss your chance to see the magnificant 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet, – the oldest surviving dated Patchwork Coverlet in Britain at this year’s Festival of Quilts from the 9th – 12th August.

This year celebrates the 300th anniversary of this complex mosaic patchwork coverlet, which is made from a range of plain and woven silks and backed with linen that has been pieced together from smaller fragments.

This is the last time this quilt will be shown in public for over a decade before going into deep storage in order to preserve it.

Book your ticket now to see this iconic quilt.

To book tickets and extras click below or call 0844 581 1289
(+44 121 796 6347 if calling from outside the UK).

Read on to hear what else is happening at this year’s Festival of Quilts…

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